Danielle Chauncey

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The authors used the Revised Diagnostic Interview for Borderline Patients to assess 22 clinical features of 120 patients with borderline personality disorder and 103 control subjects with other axis II disorders. Four of the 22 features were common in but nondiscriminating for borderline disorder, 11 were discriminating for but nonspecific to borderline(More)
Thirty-seven female inpatients with borderline personality disorder were followed prospectively for up to 5 years to assess changes in two forms of self-destructiveness: suicidal behavior/ideation, and self-harm behavior/ideation. It was found that suicidal behavior declined significantly at 1-, 2-, 3-, 4-, and 5-year follow-up; self-harm behavior showed(More)
A recently available portable clinical analyzer (PCA), which examines sodium, potassium, chloride, glucose, urea nitrogen, and hematocrit levels on 60 microL of blood and calculates hemoglobin and osmolality levels within 2 minutes, was evaluated. Blood from 574 patients was drawn by emergency department staff, who immediately tested the samples with the(More)
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OBJECTIVE The main objective of this study was to determine the congruence between DSM-III and DSM-III-R diagnoses of borderline personality disorder derived through the use of semistructured research interviews or given by experienced clinicians after lengthy consultations with an interdisciplinary team. METHOD The presence of the DSM-III and DSM-III-R(More)
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